Watertown Police Log: Homes Broken Into, Plow Stolen from Construction Site

Also this week, shoplifters caught at Home Depot and Marshall's, and packages stolen from homes.

The following arrest information was supplied by the Watertown Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.



Nov. 26, 12:31 p.m.: A man caused a disturbance at the Super 8 Motel when he got into an argument over check out time, and when Police responded they discovered he had an outstanding arrest warrant, said Watertown Police Lt. Michael Lawn. David S. Dunn, 43, of 16 Bridge Road in Milford, N.H., was arrested on a warrant from Concord District Court for defrauding an innkeeper.

Nov. 26, 6 p.m.: Watertown Police were contacted by Nashua, N.H., Police about a suspect they wanted to contact. When police found the man they discovered he had three outstanding warrants, Lawn said. Derek J. Hume, 32, of 122 Chapman St. in Watertown, was arrested on three warrants, one from Newton District Court for failing to pay fines, and two from Waltham District Court – one for failing to pay fines and another for failure to appear.

Nov. 27, 6:45 p.m.: Police dealt with a domestic disturbance on North Beacon Street, Lawn said. Anthony Rufo, 17, of 83 North Beacon St. in Watertown, was arrested on a charge of domestic assault and battery.

Nov. 28, 12:08 p.m.: An officer patrolling on Arsenal Street spotted a car speeding and clocked it at 55 mph, Lawn said. When the car was stopped, the officer found that the driver had a revoked license. Chantelle Campos, 27, of 15 West St. in Newton, was arrested on charges of driving with a revoked license and speeding.

Nov. 28, 1:48 p.m.: Police dealt with a domestic incident on Melendy Avenue, Lawn said. Susan C. Hanrahan, 54, of 59A Melendy Ave. in Watertown, was arrested on a charge of domestic assault and battery.

Nov. 29, 12:12 p.m.: Police served a warrant on a Piermont Street man, Lawn said. Vincent G. Gennari, 33, of 25 Piermont St. in Watertown, was arrested on two warrants, one from Peabody District Court for receiving stolen property and one from Lynn District Court for shoplifting.

Nov. 30, 12:02 p.m.: Home Depot security spotted a man take the security device off a DeWalt Drill set and conceal it under his jacket and tried to leave the store, Lawn said. The drill was worth $219. Andy Alberto, 37, of 33 Prescott St. Apt. 1 in Somerville, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting.

Dec. 2, 7:53 p.m.: Police responded to a disturbance and discovered one of the people involved had an outstanding arrest warrant, Lawn said. Jessica L. Melanson, 21, of 15 Highland Ave. Apt. B in Watertown was arrested on a warrant from Cambridge District Court for failure to appear in court.



Nov. 26, 8:03 p.m.: A man reported that three packages were taken from his North Beacon Street home, Lawn said. One was taken on Oct. 15 and contained two belts. The second was taken between Oct. 17 and 21 and contained industrial gloves and the third had a book and went missing on Nov. 23, Lawn said.

Nov. 27, 7:33 a.m.: The manager of Toyota of Watertown’s Used Car Annex found that someone had thrown a rock through a window at the dealership, Lawn said. There were no signs that anyone entered the building.

Nov. 27, 9:05 a.m.: The manager of Mixters, inside the Boston Sports Club, reported that someone stole $220 in cash from the business, Lawn said. There were no signs of forced entry.

Nov. 27, 6:28 p.m.: A package containing five children’s books went missing from a Main Street home, Lawn said. The packages was delivered by the U.S. Postal Service on Nov. 23, but was gone when the resident looked for it.

Nov. 28, 1:19 p.m.: A Brigham House resident reported that $400 in cash was missing from her apartment, Lawn said.

Nov. 28, 1:34 p.m.: Victoria’s Secret employees spotted a woman taking about 50 pairs of undergarments from a display, worth $500, Lawn said. The suspect is described as an African-American woman with heavy build and dark complexion, Lawn said.

Nov. 29, 9:10 a.m.: A plow was taken from a parking lot at a construction area at Howard and Acton streets, Lawn said. The 8-foot Fisher blade is worth $4,800.

Nov. 29, 10:09 a.m.: A man left is wallet on the counter of the 7-Eleven store in East Watertown, and when he went back it was gone, Lawn said. He learned that someone used his credit cards.

Nov. 29, 10:56 a.m.: A woman took 15 bras worth $427.50, put them in her jacket, and went into a dressing room, Lawn said. She took them out and tried to leave but was stopped. The 28-year old Roslindale woman was summonsed to Waltham District Court for shoplifting by concealment.

Nov. 29, 6:09 p.m.: The manager of Carter’s at the Watertown Mall found that someone had forced open the door to the store office, but nothing appeared to be missing, Lawn said.

Nov. 29, 6:12 p.m.: A man and a woman were seen taking a sweater and a pack of socks from Marshalls and leave the store, Lawn said. The pair got in a vehicle and left, but were stopped by Watertown Police. They items taken worth a total of $86.98. The 21-year old woman from Watertown and 22-year old man from Florida will be summonsed to Waltham District Court for shoplifting.

Nov. 29, 6:44 p.m.: A Nissan Altima parked at Repton Place was broken into and a GPS device was taken, Lawn said. There were no signs of forced entry.

Nov. 29, 7:20 p.m.: Two units of a home on Chandler Street were broken into. The back door of one unit was forced open and a laptop and jewelry were taken, Lawn said. A second apartment was broken into and three watches and loose change went missing, Lawns said.

Nov. 30, 3:36 p.m.: A Porter Street resident discovered that a number of pieces of jewelry went missing, Lawn said. There were no signs of forced entry and police are investigating.

Dec. 1, 11:53 a.m.: A Longfellow Road resident discovered someone entered his Toyota Venza and rummaged through it, but nothing went missing, Lawn said. The vehicle was left unlocked.

Dec. 1, 12:32 p.m.: A Toyota Sienna was entered and rummaged through while parked on Longfellow Road, Lawn said. Noting was reported missing.

Dec. 1, 5:11 p.m.: Two women went into Wet Seal at the Arsenal Mall and took several items of clothing, worth a total of $219.50, Lawn said. They fled the store.


Also this Week:

Couple from Waltham Arrested for Bank Robbery in Watertown

Watertown Man Arrested After Trying to Trade Fake Marijuana for a TV

Watertown Man Faces OUI Charge After Crashing His Car into a Concrete Pot 


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